7 months Trump warned against issuing pardons Manilatimes |World
NEW YORK: The end of the special counsel’s investigation sparked fresh speculation that President Donald Trump might pardon some of those charged in the probe. It’s also spawned a don’t-go-there chorus from some of Trump’s closest advisers and Republican allies. They’re warning that pardons could ignite a political firestorm that overshadows what Trump sees as a moment of triumph.
In this March 20, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before leaving the White House in Washington. The end of the special counsel’s investigation sparked fresh speculation that Trump might pardon some of those charged in the probe. ... more